Scrappy Episode 6: Plastic Bank

Growing up on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, the beach was David Katz’s playground; and his father, a merchant marine and craftsman, would take the young David on adventures out to sea. This upbringing instilled in him a love of the ocean and the precious beauty of nature. But as time passed, David noticed a growing problem – the constant flow of plastics and trash washing up on the shores. With the passion passed down from his father, and a natural tack towards problem solving, David decided to take matters into his own hands. He developed a plan to not just clean the beaches, but also to lift millions of people from poverty at the same time. 


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Episode 6 Plastic Bank

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